Utterances in English

An Utterance is the spoken equivalent to a sentence‏‎. As a sentence is bounded by a capital letter‎ and a period or full stop (or other punctuation‏‎) so an utterance is often (though not always) bounded by silence or a breath or pause. Having said this, there is no...

Syntax in English

Simply put, Syntax is the collection of rules which go together to form sentences and phrases in a language. For example, the rules of syntax say that an English sentence can be formed thus: {subject} + {verb} + {object} Michael + rowed + the boat The rules of syntax...

Sentences‏‎ in English Grammar

A sentence is a group of words‏‎ beginning with a capital letter‏‎ and ending with a full stop/period, exclamation mark or question mark. It is the written equivalent of an utterance‎. My name is Conan. We won! Is July going to be hot here? Sentence Types There are a...

Subjects in English Grammar

Look at these sentences‏‎: James Bond drives an Aston Martin. Bond is chasing the killer! 007 kissed the beautiful Russian agent. In each one the subject has been highlighted. The subject is the main theme of the sentence; it is what the sentence is all about. It is,...